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    WKHS Parents are invited to join the Counselors for a quarterly Lunch & Learn Series. Q3 Lunch and Learn

    Quarter 3 Topic: Understanding the New Graduation Requirements - Slides from presentation and video will be coming soon

         Friday, January 14, 2022 at Noon

    Grab your lunch, join us on zoom, learn about that quarter's topic, and ask your questions.  We look forward to seeing you!

    Upcoming parent Lunch and Learn topics include: What to do if my child has a D or an F (March 25, 2022)

    Quarter 1 topic: Testing 101 (PSAT, Pre ACT, ACT, SAT) - slides from the presentation are attached.

    Quarter 2 topic: Making use of Counselor Website

     

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    The Class of 2022 graduation requirements (shown in attached chart) include:

    Worthington district administrators created a video to help students and parents better understand the graduation requirements.  Be sure to check it out!

    • 4 credits of English
    • 4 credits of Math (including Algebra 2 equivalent)
    • 3 credits of Science
    • 3 credits of Social Studies
    • 1/2 a credit of Health
    • 1/2 a credit of Physical Education
    • 5 credits of elective
    • Fine Art Requirement - all students must complete a full year of fine art between 7th and 12th grade
    • Financial Literacy Requirement - all students must select a course to meet this requirement which includes: Financial Algebra, Personal Financial Management, Economics & Financial Literacy and IB Social Studies classes
    • Take 7 End of Course Exams: English 1, English 2, Math 1, Math 2, Biology, American History, and American Government
    • Students in the Class of 2022 must meet one of the following:
      • Earn cumulative passing score on 7 end of course exams of 18 points overall
        • at least 4 points must come from English
        • at least 4 points must come from Math
        • at least 6 points must come from Science and Social Studies
      • Earn a "Remediation Free" score on the ACT or SAT
      • Earn a State Board of Education approved, industry-recognized credential or a state issued license for practice in a career and achieve a score that demonstrates workforce readiness and employability on a job skills assessment

    The Class of 2023 and beyond graduation requirements include:

    Worthington Schools has created a video and an infographic to help understand these graduation requirements.

    • 4 credits of English
    • 4 credits of Math (including Algebra 2 equivalent)
    • 3 credits of Science
    • 3 credits of Social Studies
    • 1/2 a credit of Health
    • 1/2 a credit of Physical Education
    • 5 credits of elective
    • Fine Art Requirement - all students must complete a full year of fine art between 7th and 12th grade
    • Financial Literacy Requirement - all students must select a course to meet this requirement which includes: Financial Algebra, Personal Financial Management, Economics & Financial Literacy and IB Social Studies classes
    • Earn a competency score of 684 or higher on the Math 1 and English 2 End of Course tests or fulfill the competency requirements through one of the following alternate options
      • ACT/ SAT Remediation free scores: ACT English 18 and Reading 22/ SAT English 480 and ACT Math 22/ SAT Math 530
      • CC+ Course: earn college credit in a non-remedial English or Math CC+ class
      • Career Readiness: 12 points in Industry recognized credential; Proficient or higher on 3 or more WebXams; State issued license for vocation; or Pre-Apprenticeship program
      • Military Enlistment: students who enlist in the military including completing the ASVAB
    • Earn 2 Seals - 1 of which must be a state seal - please click on the link to get detailed information on the 12 seals available

     

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    asvab testingThe Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is a test that serves as a qualifying exam for students interested in a military career and is also a helpful career based assessment to help students identify personal strengths and areas of interest for the future.  Information about the ASVAB is available at: https://www.asvabprogram.com/

    The ASVAB will be offered for any interested Worthington students on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 9:00am in the TWHS library.

    Students that are interested in participating in this free test should notify their counselor before January 19th in order to be registered for the opportunity.  Space is limited.

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